Robinson Cano is pals with Alex Rodriguez and Melky Cabrera. A-Rod has been a mentor to Cano. Cabrera has been one of his best friends in the game.

In media reports, Rodriguez and Cabrera have been linked to Anthony Bosch, the Miami man accused of having supplied performance-enhancing drugs to players. Cano said he stands behind his friends and is not involved.

"They are still my friends," Cano said Monday. "You have to be with your friends in the good times and the bad times. I have to stay with my friends. I don't have any reaction. I would say that is a personal matter and let them handle it."